MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 11/24/2016 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content KSC Welcomes Surgery Specialist Jose Tschen M.D. Page Content HOUSTON (Nov. 24 , 2015) – Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Houston's premier community-based multispecialty physician group for more than 60 years, welcomes Dr. Jose Tschen, a surgery specialist whose clinical interests include benign and malignant colon and anorectal disease. Graduating from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine, Dr. Tschen then completed his General Surgery training at Loma Linda University in California, followed by a fellowship in Colon and Rectal surgery with The University of Texas at Houston. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. "I believe that trust and open communication between the physician and patient are the most important factors in the doctor-patient relationship," said Dr. Tschen. Dr. Tschen cares for patients at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Main Campus located at 2727 West Holcombe Blvd and at Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center located at 15655 Cypress Woods Medical Drive. In his spare time, he enjoys auto racing and mechanics, as well as tennis. About Kelsey-Seybold Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 450 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 24 locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 16 onsite Kelsey pharmacies, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for three consecutive years and is the only 5-out-of-5-star rated plan in Texas. Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.